UBM Canon's EDN Announces the 2014 Hot 100; Showcases the Electronics Industry's Most Significant Products of the Year

Nov 19, 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's EDN announced the 2014 EDN Hot 100 celebrating the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and popularity. The technologies range from ICs and components, to software, test instruments, development tools, and sensors.  

"With technology advancing and changing as quickly as ever, there was certainly no lack of new and interesting products for EDN's editors to choose from when selecting this year's Hot 100 Products. This year's list leaves no doubt as to the hottest technology trends, with mobile, wearables, connectivity and the Internet of Things (IoT) - along with related areas of sensing, security and low power - all heavily represented.  And emerging technologies like 3D rapid prototyping/printing, wireless power and indoor location also made an appearance," said Rich Pell, Chief Technical Editor, EDN.

The EDN Hot 100 award winners include:

Analog:

Linear Technology

LTC6268 ultra-low input bias current op amp

Maxim Integrated

Max11300 Field Programmable Analog Array

Wolfson Microelectronics

WM5102S Audio Hub codec

Texas Instruments

OPA192 precision op amp

Conexant

CX20952 HD audio codec

SiTime

SiT1552 MEMS TCXO

Cymbet

EnerChip RTC IC

Intersil

ISL71590SEH rad-hard temperature sensor

InvenSense

ICS-40720 analog MEMS microphone

Akustica

AKU346 MEMS microphone

Boards & Development Tools:

ARM

mbed IoT Device Platform

NXP Semiconductors

Smartphone Quick-Jack Solution

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Raspberry Pi Model B

BotFactory

Squink "screen-to-machine" desktop electronics factory

Ynvisible

Printoo printed electronics prototyping platform

Silicon Laboratories

SLSTK3201A environmental sensing kit

Arduino, Atmel

Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101

Nordic Semiconductor

nRF51822 Beacon Kit

Sierra Wireless

Legato open source embedded platform

ON Semiconductor

Struix system-in-package precision-sensing solution

Components & Packaging:

Laird Technologies

Board-level EMI shield

Molex

Hozox EMI absorption sheets

Vishay Precision Group

AUR series Z-Foil resistors

Texas Instruments

TPS2592 e-fuse

Cree

C2M0025120D SiC MOSFET

Maxwell Technologies

K2 series 3400-F capacitor

Elma Electronic

A47 Series audio attenuator

Wurth Elektronik

Wireless power coils

Hammond Electronics

1593HAM molded enclosure for Raspberry Pi

EDA/IP:

Altium

CircuitMaker PCB design tool

Mouser

MultiSIM BLUE Component Evaluator

Mentor Graphics

Designer Schematic tool

National Instruments

Multisim Touch

Mentor Graphics

Expedition xSD Systems Designer

Cadence Design Systems

Protium rapid prototyping platform

Synopsys

DesignWare LPDDR4 IP

Memory & Storage:

Toshiba

e-MMC NAND chips

Spansion

HyperFlash NOR flash memory

Microchip Technology

SST38VF640xB 64-Mbit parallel flash memory

MCUs & Processors:

Analog Devices

ADSP-BF70x digital signal processor

Freescale Semiconductor

Kinetis KL03 MCU

Imagination Technologies

MIPS M5150 and M5100 cores

XMOS

xCORE-XA configurable multicore MCU

Atmel

SAM G family of Cortex-M4-based MCUs

Microchip Technology

PIC16(L)F170X/1X 8-bit MCUs

Texas Instruments

MSP430FR59x/69x FRAM MCUs

STMicroelectronics

STM32F0x2 Cortex-M0-core MCUs

Lapis Semiconductor

ML610Q304 8-bit MCU

NXP Semiconductors

LPC11E6x Cortex-M0+ based MCUs

Texas Instruments

C2000 Piccolo F2807x 32-bit MCUs

Optoelectronics & Lighting:

Plessey Semiconductors

PLW138003 dotLED white LED

LUXeXceL

LUXeXceL 3D printed optics

Cree

LMH2 LED module

Osram Opto Semiconductor

Synios E4014 LED

Lumex

TitanBrite High-Voltage, Low-Current LED

Bridgelux

V10 and V15 light engines

Crystal IS

Optan UVLEDs

SemiLEDs

ReadyMount white chip-scale LEDs

Power Management:

STMicroelectronics

EnFilm advanced rechargeable batteries

Microchip Technology

MCP39F501 power monitoring IC

Panasonic

CG-320 lithium-ion battery

Texas Instruments

LMR22007 DC/DC buck regulator

Spansion

MB39C811 and MB39C831 power management ICs

Freescale Semiconductor

MWCT1xxx/A programmable wireless charging ICs

Analog Devices

ADP5090 boost regulator

Linear Technology

LT3669 IO-Link PHY-compatible industrial transceiver

Texas Instruments

bq25100 single-cell Li-ion charger

Freescale Semiconductor

MM9Z1J638 intelligent battery sensor

Programmable Logic:

Altera

MAX10 FPGA family

Tabula

DesignInsight FPGA technology

Lattice Semiconductor

MachXO3L instant-on, non-volatile FPGA

Microsemi

SmartFusion2 SoC and IGLOO2 FPGAs

Sensors:

PNI Sensor

RM3100 geomagnetic sensor

Silicon Laboratories

Si1132/4x digital UV index sensors

Melexis

MLX90621 IR sensor array

Omron Electronic Components

2SMPB-01-01 absolute pressure sensor

Cambridge CMOS Sensors

CCS800 miniature gas sensor

ams

AS5600 magnetic position sensor

Bosch Sensortec

BME280 environmental sensor

B&B Electronics

Wzzard sensing platform

Murata

LT-1PA01 proximity and illuminance sensor

Test & Measurement:

ETS-Lindgren

EMField Generator

National Instruments

NI VirtualBench

Fluke

Fluke Connect

Tektronix

MDO3000 multifunction oscilloscope

Teledyne LeCroy

LabMaster 10-100Zi oscilloscope

Keysight Technologies

Infiniium Z-series oscilloscopes

Yokogawa

PX8000 Precision Power Scope

Rohde & Schwarz

RTE oscilloscopes

Audio Precision

APx555 audio analyzer

Pico Technology

PicoScope for Linux

Keysight Technologies

M937XA PXIe VNA

Wireless/Networking:

DecaWave

DWM1000 indoor location module

Microchip Technology

RN4020 Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy module

LG Innotek

LG 4403 Bluetooth Smart SiP module

Digi International

ConnectCore 6 wireless M2M module

CSR

Multi Spider ORG4572 GNSS receiver module

Isola

Tachyon-100G laminate material

Nordic Semiconductor

S130 SoftDevice Bluetooth v4.1-compliant protocol stack

Linear Technology

LTC5599 direct conversion I/Q modulator

For the complete list of EDN's Hot 100 products, visit: http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/other/4437460/EDN-Hot-100-products-of-2014/?_mc=pr_edn_bcs_hot100

For more detailed information, companies with EDN Hot 100 products should contact Carly Cohen, Marketing Coordinator, EDN at carly.cohen@ubm.com.

About EDN
EDN is an online community intended to help engineers get from concept to reality. EDN offers deep-dive technical content along with a community experience where the latest in design techniques, technologies, and methodologies meld with the simplest and most useful online interaction tools. EDN celebrates all that is the engineer – from deep down technical views, to informed opinions, to knowledge and schematics sharing, to creative design and all aspects of life as an engineer. From day one, EDN has been written by engineers, for engineers, feeding design know-how and experience back to the engineering community as a trusted source. EDN is part of UBM Canon, the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry.

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

For more information on EDN please contact:
Carly Cohen, Marketing Coordinator, EDN
T: 212.600.3294, E: carly.cohen@ubm.com

SOURCE UBM Canon


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